Chōkō-ji (朝光寺 Chōkōji) is a Buddhist temple, in Yashiro, Hyōgo Prefecture, Japan.

The Main Hall, A National Treasure


According to the official record of the temple, this temple was originally constructed on the Mount Gongen in the 7th century, by Hodo-Shonin. In 1185, the temple moved to today's place. On the sutra of this temple, it is written that the Buddhist altar and the main sculpture of the Buddha was made in 1413.

The Belfry, an Important Cultural Property

Cultural propertiesEdit

This temple has one National Treasure and one Important Cultural Property designated by the Japanese government.

National TreasuresEdit

Important Cultural PropertyEdit

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External linksEdit

  Media related to Chōkō-ji (Kato) at Wikimedia Commons

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